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TN Ready: Cannon Advancing

Cannon County Schools are “Advancing” and East Side School is a “Reward School” according to the Tennessee Department of Education.  Tennessee Commissioner of Education Dr. Penny Schwinn released the scores for all public school districts in Tennessee today.   Cannon County…

DeKalb County: Endangered Child Alert Canceled

UPDATE ON THIS STORY: Baby Soales was recovered safety in Warren County Thursday afternoon. A Statewide Tennessee Endangered Child Alert has been issued on behalf of the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office for 11-month-old Legend Soales. Legend is a white male…

100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers

With back to school season under way, the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) is reminding consumers that this time of year is especially dangerous for teen drivers. Research from the AAA Foundation indicates that the number of crash…

Commissioners Continue to Create Budget for County

Cannon County’s Commissioners are continuing to establish a budget for the current fiscal year.  The county has been operating under a continuing resolution since July 1st.    Commissioners continued to move thru the proposed budget line by line. The effort begin…

Fund Developed for Distressed Counties

To help strengthen and expand workforce development programs in Tennessee’s rural counties, the Tennessee Workforce Development Board recently approved a $3 million investment to support Governor Bill Lee’s rural initiatives. The Rural Initiative Funding Opportunity Announcement (RIFOA) will make monies…

School Board Conducts August Meeting

Fences, tenure, roofs and numerous other items filled the agenda of the August agenda for the Cannon County Board of Education. The board accepted a salary schedule negotiated with Cannon County Education Association for certified personnel. The schedule should generate…

Tourism Continues To Grow In Tennessee

Tennessee saw 119 million domestic visitors in 2018, up 5.1% from 113 million the previous year and hit a record-high $22 billion in domestic and international travel spending. Travelers in Tennessee spend an estimated $60 million per day. Tennessee Gov. Bill…